Date: 8/30/17 11:52 pm
From: Harry Nehls <hnehls6...>
Subject: [obol] RBA: Portland, OR 8-31-17
* Oregon
* Portland
* August 31, 2017
* ORPO1708.31

- birds mentioned

Vaux's Swift
American Avocet
Marbled Godwit
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Pectoral Sandpiper
Glaucous Gull
Blue-gray Gnatcatcher
Lark Sparrow

- transcript

hotline: Portland Oregon Audubon RBA (weekly)
number: 503-233-3976
To report: Harry Nehls 503-233-3976 <hnehls6...>
compiler: Harry Nehls
coverage: entire state

Hello, this is the Audubon Society of Portland Rare Bird Report. This report
was made Thursday August 31. If you have anything to add call Harry Nehls at

An AMERICAN GOLDEN-PLOVER is now being seen at Ankeny NWR. A REDSTART was
seen August 26 among a warbler flock at the north jetty of Yaquina Bay.

Migrations and dispersals are now being reported. On August 28 VAUX'S SWIFT
numbers had increased to 2800 at Portland's Chapman School .

On August 27 a GLAUCOUS GULL was near Yachats. A BUFF-BREASTED SANDPIPER was
seen August 29 on the beach at Sandpiper Village north of Waldport. That day
a LARK SPARROW was at the Inn at Spanish Head in Lincoln City.

A SANDERLING was seen August 27 at Ridgefield NWR. Racetrack Lake on Sauvie
Island is now attracting many shorebirds. On August 24 a MARBLED GODWIT was
there. On August 24 an AVOCET and two PECTORAL SANDPIPERS were at the
Philomath Sewage Ponds.

On August 28 a BLUE-GRAY GNATCATCHER was near the Gray Butte Cemetery south
of Madras.

Thatıs it for this week.

-end transcript

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